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Ba­sic card kit, plus

Papercraft Inspirations - - OCCASIONS -

* Dove­craft 6x6in pa­pers – Lit­tle Red Robin, from Hob­by­craft * Kais­er­craft die – Christ­mas Knit, from Kais­er­craft

* First Edi­tion die set – Tra­di­tional Al­pha­bet, from Crafty Devils Paper­craft

* My Fa­vorite Things die set – Fish­tail Flag Frames, from Seven Hills Crafts * Tim Holtz Idea-ol­ogy stick­ers – Sea­sonal Chit Chat, from Coun­try View Crafts * Coloured & kraft card


Nest­ing cir­cle dies

* * Ad­he­sive pearls


White gel pen Brown

* * String But­tons Die-cut­ting ma­chine

Cut check pa­per to 14x9.5cm,

1 mount onto a slightly larger piece of green card and at­tach to the front of an A6 kraft card blank.

Trim ‘merry Christ­mas’ pa­per

2 to 11.5x7cm, layer onto slightly larger pieces of starpat­terned pa­per and green card then use sticky foam pads to at­tach the panel to the check back­ground on the card front.

Start­ing with an 8.5cm-wide

3 cir­cle of green card, layer slightly smaller cir­cles cut from check and mu­sic-pat­terned pa­per on top. Cut a smaller red cir­cu­lar frame and stick it on top of the lay­ered cir­cles. Af­fix the com­pleted top­per to­wards the top of the ‘merry Christ­mas’ panel.

Die cut the Christ­mas Knit

4 jumper from green card then layer onto an­other piece of card and cut out. Die cut the jumper again from star-pat­terned pa­per then dé­coupage the neck and cuffs, el­bow patches, stripes and other de­tails. Draw in the stitch­ing and em­bel­lish with pearls, as shown. At­tach the jumper to your card.

Cre­ate a lay­ered fish­tail

5 ban­ner then glue it be­low the jumper. Die cut the word ‘cosy’ from green card, at­tach it to the ban­ner and em­bel­lish with but­tons, as shown. Com­plete your fes­tive greet­ing by adding the ‘Christ­mas’ sticker.

De­signed by Becky James

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